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Address: Karimabad, Pakistan
Phone Number: +92-5821-57640

This palace/fortress is over seven centuries old.

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One of the best kept historical monument in Pakistan. Kudos to Agha Khan Foundation. Guides are excellent. Very hard work done by all to preserve this asset, hats off to all of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Hammad B
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best kept historical monument in Pakistan. Kudos to Agha Khan Foundation. Guides are excellent. Very hard work done by all to preserve this asset, hats off to all of the team members. Bit of a hike to reach there but manageable in the end. Take your time in the fort and don't rush through it if you... More 

Thank Hammad B
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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220 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

The Baltit fort was built by and served as the residence of the kings of Hunza. It is around 700 years old and is perched atop the town, against a massive glacier behind it. The view from the city is stunning. The architectural style is quite unique and interesting. It is a steep 15 minutes climb through karimabad to get... More 

1 Thank Hristijan G
Karachi, Pakistan
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

1100 year old Great fort preserved by the Aga Khan Foundation. Have visited twice and would love to visit again

Thank Nigar Z
Bahawalpur, Pakistan, Asia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

It was really beautifiul and historic place ..and love to see the crafts and gems shops follow through to the fort

Thank sinful_vicky
Karachi, Pakistan
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28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

We visited Hunza Valley in September 2015 and stay for 3 days in Karimabad, Hunza. On the 2nd day of our stay, in the evening, our schedule includes a tour of “Baltit Fort”. Baltit is a 700-year-old fort and belongs to Mir of Hunza and is counted as World Heritage by UNESCO. Fort is situated at the tip of a... More 

Thank Nawab T
Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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60 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Some 10, 15 minutes walk from Karimabad, it is some 800 years old fort built by the local rulers (Mirs), a great architecture and viewpoint.

1 Thank chitralimran
Karachi, Pakistán
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69 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Altit Fort, located higher than the rest of Karimabad is an iconic structure, and has been beautifully restored. Overlooking the valley, it offers magnificent views Rakaposhi. The steep climb to the fort through an interesting cobblestone paved street lined with shops selling local handicrafts, gemstones, jewelry and dry fruit is both enjoyable an physically challenging. The fort offers an excellent... More 

Thank arshadsiraj
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Well kept, amazing view and lovely people. Educated team of guides who will give you a tour of the facility.

Thank 263asimn
Lahore, Pakistan
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This is an ancient fort and a museum. Its located on the top of a cliff, and one needs to walk to it, so comfortable shoes are recommended. The walking trail is amazing itself, there are several handicraft shops opening in the street. You get to see the local homes and local people performing there chores. Women doing embroidery, or... More 

Thank Waleed26
Karachi, Pakistan
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The Museum/ fort is a scenic climb in the area of Karimabad, Hunza and can be virtually spotted from almost anywhere in the area. With its distinct red wooden tinge this is a magnificent piece of architecture that must be enjoyed. Our guide in the museum was very knowledgeable and had a sound grasp of English as well as Urdu.... More 

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